Modern Awards

The Presbytery & Synod Office has prepared award minimum wage rates and penalty rates in a summarised table format effective 1 July 2017. The information contained within the tables are in accordance with the provisions under each of the individual awards. The rates will be subject to increases / amendments resulting from wage case decisions and other award changes as they become applicable. 

Please click on the links below to view the award information. 


The Wage Rates and Penalties Tables prepared for ease of reference include:


To further clarify the Awards listed above, please read the following:


If you have any questions relating to this information, please contact Human Resources Department on (08) 8236 4278.

 The 1 July 2017 new national minimum wage is:

  • $18.29 per hour for permanent or fixed term employees, or
  • $22.86 per hour for casual employees (noting that this rate includes a 25% loading).

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